The stolen cannabis was deposited about 8:20 a.m. by a departing traveler who was warned by security that weed was illegal in his destination state.
Several people have died as severe storms have swept across parts of the U.S. South, bringing high winds and unrelenting rain.
The cannabis amnesty boxes, as they’re called, were installed at each airport last week, just as legal marijuana sales began in Illinois.
Flights resumed at Chicago airports on Christmas Eve after they were briefly grounded for dense and freezing fog.
Even though marijuana will still be illegal under federal law — and it’s illegal to carry across state lines — authorities have no intention of arresting people caught with the drug at Chicago airports, officials said Friday.
Airlines estimate 5 million people will pass through both airports, more than a 2% increase from last year, the Chicago Department of Transportation said.
Authorities have not released details about his cause of death.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said there were “no signs of foul play evident to officers,” adding the individuals traveling with Juice WRLD have been cooperating with police.
Rising rap star Juice WRLD collapsed at Midway Airport and died early Sunday, and a witness claims that the artist appeared to have suffered a seizure.
Chicago-born musician Juice WRLD died Sunday after suffering a medical emergency at Midway International Airport.
No one was injured Monday morning when a battery inside a passenger’s bag started smoking on board a Southwest Airlines flight at Midway International Airport.
Snow has forced the cancellation of more than 200 flights at Chicago's international airports on Halloween.
There was “no threat” to the public Monday after a bag combusted at Midway International Airport when it was run over by a luggage vehicle.
No one was injured Monday when an airplane experienced a mechanical issue shortly after landing at Midway International Airport and was evacuated.
A flash flood watch issued Friday has led to the cancelation of over 800 flights departing Chicago airports.
At least four vehicles have been stolen recently from parking lots near Midway International Airport on the Southwest Side, according to a community alert from Chicago police.
The first vehicle was stolen about 6 a.m. Aug. 28 from a parking lot in the 4700 block of West 59th Street, police said.
The city of Chicago says it expects more than 2.1 million passengers to travel through its airports for the Fourth of July holiday.
If you’re at home, you are one of the lucky ones not dealing with the Memorial Day weekend travel rush.
Chicagoans were met with a sloppy, late-season — or wrong-season — snowfall on Saturday, and it’ll be a while yet until they can finally say that spring has sprung.